Tag Archives: Peregrine Falcon

Falcon news and brews

We last left our falcons with a new female in town unsure if the 2017/2016 female, “Valcor”  (b/g) N/22, would reclaim her nest site or if she would succumb to the new unbanded female. “Bartell,” (b/blu) 41/A, sat idly by as the females sorted out the battle for the nest site. It is not … [More]

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10 things you might not know about Briess

As if being in the malting and craft beer business weren’t exciting enough, five years ago the Briess family made a major move to become a Seed to Specialty business, to take complete control of its barley supply chain and … [More]

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Fully fledged and ready for takeoff

If you take a peek at the Briess Manitowoc Falcon Webcam, you will likely find one of two sights: an empty perch overlooking Lake Michigan or mom (“Valcor” (b/g) N/22) or dad (“Bartell” (b/blu) 41/A) taking a break after a long 3-months of nurturing their young eyasses. At this point, … [More]

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Happy belated Mother’s Day to Valcor, as the first egg hatches

Click below to watch the LIVE Feed from the falcon nest box atop the Briess Manitowoc Grain Elevator.

 

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And then there were four

On Saturday, April 15, “Valcor” (b/g) N/22 laid her fourth egg. This will probably be the last egg laid this year, making the estimated hatch dates May 17-19, 2017. Peregrine falcons typically lay 3 or 4 eggs each season. Slightly smaller than a chicken egg, the eggs are speckled with dark to… [More]

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